TOOELE, Utah (ABC4) – Early Wednesday morning Tooele Police responded to a domestic violence incident.
According to police, two calls came in, the first call was around 4:00 a.m. Police say a woman in her 50s said her husband had been drinking and left home intoxicated but later called back saying her husband had returned home.
Officers say the woman called again but this time reported her husband had begun to become physical with her.
According to police, when the officers arrived at the scene they spotted the 49-year-old man in the garage with a gun when a confrontation happened. Officers then fired shots at the suspect, striking him in the chest.
Police say the man was airlifted to a Salt Lake hospital and is in critical but stable condition. No officers were injured and authorities say the State Bureau of Investigations will investigate the officer-involved shooting.
ORIGINAL STORY: Police respond to man with gun, possible officer-involved shooting
WEDNESDAY 1/12/2022 7:11 a.m.
TOOELE, Utah (ABC4) – Tooele Police are responding to an incident in Tooele.
Little information is known but it is believed officers responded to a man threatening a woman and as officers confronted shots were fired.
One man was reportedly shot and a medical helicopter responded, his condition is unknown.
ABC4 has a crew en route and will update as more information becomes available.